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Camp Gordon Johnston Veterans Parade

March 9 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

WWII DUKW and other military vehicles parade under the American Flag

Celebrate the Annual Camp Gordon Johnston Parade on Saturday, March 9, 2024, starting at 10:45 am ET in Carrabelle, FL.

Honor our country’s remaining WWII veterans as well as recognize and salute all veterans from WWII to present. All veterans, their family and friends as well as the general public are asked to come to Carrabelle to join the celebration of our military veterans.

The Camp Gordon Johnston Parade pays tribute to all veterans of all branches of service. This community parade typically features vintage museum vehicles like the WWII DUKW, Willis Jeep, and German Lieferwagen. In addition, entries usually include other military vehicles, motorcycles, JROTC units, color guards, veteran organizations and auxiliary units, and of course, many civic and community floats, decorated golf carts, gorgeous classic cars, Shriners and beauty queens of all ages. The parade will wind through downtown Carrabelle along US Hwy 98.

Camp Gordon Johnston Museum invites everyone to participate in the Camp Gordon Johnston Parade. Participants do not need any military affiliation to participate, just an appreciation for veterans and military. There is no cost to participate in the parade. For best parade placement, participants are asked to fill out the parade application found at https://www.campgordonjohnston.com/visit/cgj-days/ and return it by Monday, March 4.

Immediately following the parade will be the CGJ Dice Run. For more info: 5th Annual Dice Run

Sponsored by Emerald Coast Federal Credit Union, the Apalachicola Yacht Club, and Stauffer Realty. Funding provided by the Franklin County Tourist Development Council, the City of Carrabelle, and the Camp Gordon Johnston Association.

Downtown Carrabelle Parade Route
Hwy 98 & Tallahassee St
Carrabelle, FL 32322 + Google Map